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Chinese Pewter Tobacco Box in  Shape of a Lotus Shoe

Chinese Pewter Tobacco Box in Shape of a Lotus Shoe


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1900: Item # 1008576
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A very rare Tobacco Box made of pewter, engraved with floral sprays, insects and a fish. The shoe is hallmarked on the underside. As this box is in the shape of a lotus shoe for bound feet, it can be considered as a piece of erotic art. China, 19th century.